SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS
Talented young members and the incredible educators who guide their quest for knowledge make our world a better place. CAP COM proudly celebrates our community’s best and brightest by awarding more than 30 scholarships annually.
2020 winners have been notified.
Thank you to all our applicants! The CAP COM judging committee has notified all the winners. Scholarship & Award applications are typically available in March and April. Judges select winners in May and announce them in June. Check back for specifics in 2021.
The Legacy Scholarship is valued at $2,500 and is open to high school seniors or students through age 25 who are pursuing an undergraduate degree. There are 20 Legacy Scholarships this year. Legacy Scholarships honor Paula A. Stopera for her contributions as CAP COM’s longtime President/CEO, Weidner “Ed” Davis as a founding father of CAP COM, and Ed Gilligan as a former CAP COM FCU Board President.
The $2,500 Art Goedeke Memorial Scholarship is granted to a student pursuing a degree in computer science or information technology. The Technology Scholarship honors former board member Art Goedeke, who had a passion for technology and computer science.
Reinvestment into Learning Scholarships
The NEW $2,500 Reinvestment into Learning Scholarships are granted to members age 26 or older who are pursuing an undergraduate degree. We are awarding four this year.
The $2,500 Trade Scholarships are for high school seniors or students through age 25 planning to attend or attending a trade school. The Trade Scholarships honor Tony Celeste, who valued strong work ethics.
Making A Difference Awards
This $1,000 scholarship goes to three teachers and six middle and high school students who embody the credit union philosophy of “people helping people” because they’ve made a significant difference in their community or classroom.